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Vita Di Angelica Kauffmann Pittrice Scritta Dal Cav. Giovanni Gherardo De Rossi

Giovanni Gherardo De Rossi

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Firenze: A Spese Di Molini, Landi E Comp., MD CCCX.

Physical Description

viii, 116, [2] p., frontis. (port.); 218 mm. (Octavo.)


[Frontis., t.p., dedic.] - Ai Lettori L'Autore - [Text] - [Colophon].

Responsibility Note

The frontispiece portrait is signed as engraved by Ang. Testa after a self-portrait by Angelica Kauffmann. The colophon reads, 'Impresso In Pisa Co' Caratteri Di Didot MDCCCXI'. The author dedicates the work 'A C.I.D.R.'


H. Swozilek, 'Le Biografie - Le vite di Angelika Kauffmann Commento alle "Memorie istoriche" di Giuseppe Carlo Zucchi (Manoscritto, 1788)', in O. Sandner, ed., Angelika Kauffmann e Roma [exhibition catalogue] (1998); W.W. Roworth, 'Angelika Kauffmann e gli artisti inglesi a Rome', in O. Sandner, ed., Angelika Kauffmann e Roma [exhibition catalogue] (1998).

Summary Note

The publication-date is given as 1810 on the title page; but the colophon states that the work was printed in 1811.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; black morocco spine-label lettered 'Rossi - Vita Di Angelica Kauffman', spine lettered 'R.A.', 'Firenze' and '181[-]'.

Name as Subject


Painters - Artists - Painting - Europe - 18th century - Neoclassical
Biography - Art history - 19th century


Angelica Kauffman RA, source artist
Angelo Testa, engraver
Molini, Landi e Comp., publisher